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Covid Vaccination in Odisha
Covid Vaccination: Odisha Govt To Increase Focus On Rural Pockets

The Odisha government will now turn its attention to aggressively vaccinate people against Covid-19 in the rural pockets of the State so that the inoculation exercise can be completed to a large extent before a possible third wave of the pandemic hits the State, Director, Odisha Health and Family Welfare Department, Bijay Panigrahi said on Thursday.

BMC Claims 100 Pc Vaccination In Bhubaneswar
BMC's 100 Pc Vaccination Claim Goes Awry, Politics Heats Up In Odisha

Days after the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) claimed to have achieved 100 percent vaccination against Covid-19, the serpentine queues at vaccination centres in the Capital city has heated up political blame game.

Road Blockade
Beneficiaries Block Highway Protesting Covid Vaccine Crunch In Boudh

Hundreds of people blocked the NH 57 near Adenigada in Boudh district protesting shortage of Covid-19 vaccines at the local centre

Danish Siddiqui
Why A Remote Village In Odisha’s Koraput Lamenting Danish Siddiqui’s Death?

OTV visited the remote Pendajam village near Mathalaput in the tribal dominated district and met local ASHA worker Reena Jani, whose multiple photographs clicked by the late journalist once dominated International media space.

37 Cr Inoculated Across India After 175 Days Of COVID Vaccination Drive
37 Cr Inoculated Across India After 175 Days Of COVID Vaccination Drive

10,98,62,585 persons in the age group of 18-44 years across 37 states/UTs have received their first dose, while 35,08,932 persons have received their second dose since the start of the Phase-3 of the vaccination drive.

Bijay Panigrahy
Covid Vaccination For Pregnant Women After July 15; Guidelines Today: Odisha Health Official

The government has already clarified that Covid-19 vaccines are safe for pregnant women and the special inoculation drive will be carried out as per the guidelines issued.

Bijay Mohapatra
Only 0.13 PC People Found Infected Post Covid Vaccination, Says Top Odisha Health Official

A fraction of the beneficiaries have been found infected with Covid 19 after vaccination. Their number stands at only 0.13 per cent of the total vaccinated population, said the Director, Health Services, Dr Bijay Moahapatra.

Covid Vaccination Centres Gasp For Breath As Crowd Throws Norms To Wind
Covid Vaccination Centres Gasp For Breath As Crowd Throws Norms To Wind 

While social distancing norms are violated, chaotic and stampede like situations also witnessed at vaccination centre across the State.

Covid 19
Daily Covid Deaths Are Based On Audit, Not On A Day’s Fatality Count: Top Odisha Health Officials

In the wake of the controversy surrounding the alleged concealing of Covid deaths in the State, the Odisha Government on Tuesday sought to clarify by stating that the death figures updated by the government every day is not based on the fatalities reported on a particular day.

Odisha Administers Record 4 lakh Vaccine Doses In A Single Day
Odisha Administers Record 4 lakh Vaccine Doses In A Single Day

A total of 4,02,434 doses were administered to beneficiaries at 1735 centres across the State

Covid Vaccination Of Pregnant Women
Vaccination Of Pregnant Women: Odisha Govt Asks Authorities To Wait Till Orientation

The State government of Odisha has asked the authorities of all districts and municipal corporation bodies not to begin administration of Covid vaccines to pregnant women until the orientation programme for the exercise is completed.

Covid Vaccine Allocation To Odisha
Odisha Urges Centre To Allocate Balance Vaccine Share Of Pvt Hospitals To State Govt

The State Health Department of Odisha has requested the Centre to allocate the balance Covid vaccine doses under private hospitals share to the State government.

Odisha: Covaxin Rollout Soon For People In Ganjam
Odisha Govt To Introduce Covaxin For Vaccination In Ganjam

The State government of Odisha on Friday announced to introduce Covaxin for inoculation of people aged 18 years and above in the district of Ganjam. Manufactured by the Bharat Biotech will be soon rolled out for vaccinating people in Ganjam district including the Berhampur Municipal Corporation area from the month of July.

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Sputnik V Vaccine To Be Available In Bhubaneswar From Tomorrow; Know Details

As many as 20 persons will be administered the Russian-manufacture vaccine on the first day and later the number will be increased, sources said adding that Care Hospital has procured 600 vaccine vials in the first phase.

Stricter Covid-19 Protocols For Indian Contingent For Olympics

Tamil Nadu chief minister, M.K. Stalin has announced a cash prize of Rs 3 crore for those athletes who wins gold in the Tokyo Olympics which is starting from July 23.

Mass Vaccination
Odisha Stops Covid Vaccination At Pvt Hospitals From State Procured Doses

Earlier, the State government was supplying vaccines to private hospitals as part of an extension of  government CVC vaccination to ramp up the immunization drive in the State. The private hospitals were charging only service charges from the beneficiaries.

Ganjam Vendors Asked To Display Covid Jab Certificates In Shops
Ganjam Vendors Asked To Display Covid Jab Certificates In Shops

In yet another initiative to help boost the ongoing vaccination drive against Covid-19, the Ganjam district administration has requested all vendors to vaccinate themselves and put up vaccination certificate in front of their shops.

Ration Card Becomes New Photo ID For Vaccination
Co-WIN Guidelines: Now Ration Card A Photo ID For Beneficiary Verification For Vaccination

In the line of the Union Health Ministry’s revised guidelines for Covid vaccination, Odisha government on Wednesday included Ration Card with photograph as another prescribed photo ID card for verification of beneficiary prior to vaccination.

Paytm, MakeMyTrip, Other Digital Companies Keen On Approval For Offering Vaccine Bookings
75% Indian Manufactured COVID Vaccines To Centre, 25% To Pvt Healthcare: Govt

"The Centre will provide vaccines to all states and UTs free of cost as already has been announced. Vaccines manufacturers in India will sell up to 75 per cent of their total stock to the Centre and the remaining 25 per cent, they can sell to the private healthcare centres."

Covid Vaccination In Bhubaneswar
Odisha Urges Centre To Revise Govt, Private Hospital Vaccine Allocation Ratio To 95:5 

In a letter to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Secretary, Odisha Additional Chief Secretary PK Mohapatra urged the former to revise the private vaccine allocation ratio of 75:25 to 95:5 ratio for the State.

Rourkela Organises Special Covid Vaccination Drive For Foreign-Bound Beneficiaries
Rourkela Organises Special Covid Vaccination Drive For Foreign-Bound Beneficiaries

The civic body made special arrangements to inoculate the beneficiaries including students who will be traveling to foreign countries to study, work and participate in sports events.

Viral Videos Claim Covid Vaccination Inducing Magnetism
You Must Be Kidding! Viral Videos In Odisha Claim Covid Vaccination Inducing Magnetism In Body

Call it conspiracy theory or bizarre happenstance, but slowly claims regarding induction of electromagnetism in body after administration of Covid vaccines are spreading like wildfire. 

CoWIN Not Hacked, Data Of 15 Cr Indians Safe: Researcher

A hacker group that goes by the name of "Dark Leak Market" claimed, via a tweet, that they have the database of about 15 crore Indians who registered themselves on the CoWIN portal and are reselling it for $800 since they are not the "original leakers" of the data.

Free Vaccine For 18-44 Age Group In Delhi From June 21: Kejriwal

Kejriwal's remarks came during a visit to inspect ongoing vaccination drives for people above 45 years at Sarvodaya Vidyalaya located at Lancer Road. The AAP-led Delhi government has started administering Covid jabs for those above 45 age groups at polling booths in each municipal ward.

Covid Vaccination In Bhubaneswar
BMC Expedites Second Dose Vaccination For 18-44 Years Age Group

The city municipal corporation authorities here has expedited the second dose of Covid vaccination for the beneficiaries under the age category of 18 to 44 years. The third phase of Covid vaccination is continuing in the city since May 3.